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13 06, 2019

“Feeding the Future” one full belly at a time

2019-06-13T22:58:07+00:00June 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|

With the end of the school just around the corner, this time of the year is exciting for most kids in our community as the excitement builds for summer vacations and time in the sun. This isn’t true for all kids, however. Summers may mean they do not have access to in-school supports like breakfast [...]

14 05, 2019

United Way Fire Mitigation Project a Continued Success

2019-05-14T19:09:04+00:00May 14th, 2019|Wildire Recovery|

United Way TNC in the News - CLICK HERE for the original article from the Quesnel Observer Spring cleaning can mean different things to different people, and after two straight summers of busy wildfire activity in the Cariboo, many people may be thinking of cleaning up their properties to ensure they are clear of debris [...]

7 05, 2019

Roses’ Story on Building Resilience | Youth Mental Health

2019-05-07T22:50:13+00:00May 7th, 2019|Healthy people strong communities|   Rose wants to be the first Indigenous prime minister—and she’s on the right path thanks to a United Way funded program . “Growing up was tough—I was diagnosed with depression and anxiety as a kid. By the time I was a teenager, most days I just wanted to sleep all day, [...]

1 03, 2019

EmpowerHER | International Women’s Day 2019

2019-05-14T20:04:00+00:00March 1st, 2019|Events|

On Friday, March 8th from 7 to 9:30 pm, United Way is excited to present empowerHER, an evening of movement, wellness and inspiration in celebration of International Women's Day 2019 at The Rex. Join us as we mindfully move, sweat and be inspired with a Limbus Movement class and keynote from Co-Founder, Dr. Darby Ewashina, [...]

13 02, 2019

Path to Home with KADREA

2019-05-14T19:08:55+00:00February 13th, 2019|News&Info|

  Working in the world of real estate, a REALTORS® passion lies in finding their client’s the perfect home where they are safe, comfortable and can thrive. However, the dream of a stable place to live feels out of reach for many vulnerable members of our community – those living in poverty, are on the [...]

10 10, 2018

TD’s Day of Caring with Mount Paul Food Centre

2019-05-02T23:19:08+00:00October 10th, 2018|Day of Caring|

The Team from TD at Mount Paul Community Food Center A few weeks ago, over 20 TD managers based out of the BC Northern interior and Yukon district volunteered for Days of Caring® at the Mount Paul Food Centre. These community-oriented individuals traded in the office for a garden and  pens for [...]

2 10, 2018

TRU Law Clinic’s Day of Caring

2019-05-02T23:15:13+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Day of Caring|

Last Friday TRU's Law clinic students volunteered at Jump for a Day of Caring® to help work on the garden beds that are located on Elm Street. Jump is a non-profit organization that utilizes their garden to provide meals and fresh produce for various people in the community. The purpose of coming together for the meals is to [...]

2 10, 2018

Interior Saving’s Day of Caring with Garden Gate

2018-10-02T17:39:14+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Day of Caring|

On September 19th an amazing team of volunteers from Interior Savings participated in a Day of Caring® at Garden Gate. Garden Gate has a 2.8 acre site which includes a green house, veggie garden, and kitchen/classroom. They focus on encouraging healthy eating and active living for people with mental health issues and addictions. On top of personal benefits, [...]